$30,000 gift will support College of Nursing scholarships
The Duneland Health Council joined the Purdue University Northwest Day of Giving festivities by presenting a gift of $30,000 to the university to fund scholarships for students in the College of Nursing.
“Duneland Health Council is proud to support the students in Purdue Northwest’s high-quality nursing program,” Duneland Health Council Executive Director Camie White said. “It is our honor to contribute to the education of the Purdue Northwest students in La Porte County who are focused on, and dedicated to, improving the health of our communities.”
“We are extremely grateful for the leadership of the Duneland Health Council in supporting higher education and our College of Nursing for more than 19 years,” said Regina Biddings-Muro, PNW vice chancellor of Institutional Advancement. “These funds will provide much-needed assistance to students working to complete their nursing degrees. We further appreciate Duneland’s ongoing partnership and participation in Purdue Northwest Day of Giving, a 24-hour opportunity for all to join in supporting PNW students.”
About Duneland Health Council
Duneland Health Council is an independent foundation that was established in 1997 in Indiana. It supports projects or programs that improve the health and general welfare of the greater Michigan City, Ind., community. Its fields of interest include community development, education, family services, healthcare, clinics/centers, and human services. It supports these areas by awarding grants and scholarships primarily within La Porte County.
About Purdue Northwest Day of Giving
Purdue University Northwest invites alumni, faculty, staff, parents and students to take part in the April 26 Purdue Day of Giving, a 24-hour opportunity to give to PNW and to support student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more. Donations can be made online until 10:59 p.m. CDT (11:59 p.m. EDT) on April 26. Information about donations, how to give to a specific college or cause, and various giving challenges and matching funds is at PNW.edu/DayOfGiving.